Stop Vacillating on Decisions for Yours and Everyone’s Sanity

Stop Vacillating on Decisions for Yours and Everyone’s Sanity

Have you ever found yourself hungry and willing to eat anything but the person (or people) you’re with can’t seem to make up their mind on where to eat? The vacillation is painful and exasperating. You’re yelling, “just make a choice!” (in your head, of course). Vacillation in decisions can be a minor issue like …

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How to Stop Micro-Managing Your Team Members

How to Stop Micro-Managing Your Team Members

It seems like all companies are racing to increase salaries and benefits to attract employees. What is missed among all the frustration is that money isn’t a strong motivator for employees. This is especially true in knowledge work, where taking someone from $150,000/year to $175,000 isn’t significant. Instead, people crave other non-monetary benefits. Where and …

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Why You Should Forget About Making Data-Driven Decisions

Why You Should Forget About Making Data-Driven Decisions

One of the fascinating outcomes of COVID-19 is how much statistics revolve around our lives. It’s not like we never came across statistics but rarely did so many people engage with them daily. For some, COVID-19 cases and vaccinations are triggers for uncertainty and frustration. For others, they are simply becoming white noise. The constant …

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Yes, Inaction is a Decision (and a Poor One)

Yes, Inaction is a Decision (and a Poor One)

As the world emerges from the pandemic, one thing has become clear. Those companies that moved and pushed themselves during the lockdown are better positioned to take advantage of the increasing consumer demand. Those that stayed still hoping that everything would go away on its own will struggle. Unfortunately, some companies chose inaction, and that …

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The Future of Leadership in Uncertain Times

The Future of Leadership in Uncertain Times

It’s fascinating to see how leadership has expanded over time. Hundreds of years ago, we would have likely only considered army generals and kings to be leaders. They had to literally lead men into war or manage an entire kingdom. Today, we hear leadership be applied to any situation. Star athletes are questioned for their …

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The “Instagram Filters” That Shape Our Decisions

The “Instagram Filters” That Shape Our Decisions

Telling someone that outside forces are shaping their decisions isn’t a groundbreaking idea. They will likely instantly think of their parents or friends. However, our decisions are shaped by more than just the people we see regularly. The factors may be invisible to us if no one has pointed them out, just like we wouldn’t …

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